Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited announced that Mr. Alejandro Nicolas AGUZIN, Chief Executive of HKEX, has informed the Board that he will not seek reappointment at the end of his current contract in May 2024. The Board announced the appointment of Ms. Chan Yiting, Bonnie as Chief Executive of HKEX, effective 24 May 2024, for a term of three years until 23 May 2027. Ms Chan will also become an ex-officio member of the Board effective 24 May 2024.

Ms. Chan, aged 54, has over 30 years of experience in legal and financial services. She joined HKEX as Head of Listing in January 2020 and is currently Co-Chief Operating Officer of HKEX. Prior to joining HKEX, she was a partner of Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP from 2010 to 2019, where she oversaw a wide portfolio of clients in Hong Kong and across Asia.

Prior to this, she served as the Head of IPO Transactions, Listing Division, HKEX from 2007 to 2010. Ms. Chan previously served as a member of the Board of Inland Revenue of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and Financial Services Development Council and was an ex-officio member of the Standing Committee on Company Law Reform from 2020 to 2022. She holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Hong Kong and a Master of Laws from Harvard Law School.